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Metzl on Mental Illness and Gun Violence

Metzl on Mental Illness and Gun Violence

After the horrific mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2011, a conservative commentator claimed that “guns don’t kill people—the mentally ill do.” Metzl believes this attitude is based on misconceptions about mental illness and violence that obscure larger issues about gun violence in America.

How to Explore the Prehistoric Past

How to Explore the Prehistoric Past

Travel back 450 million years to Middle Tennessee’s beginnings with Molly Miller, professor of earth and environmental sciences

Glynna Walker—shown with her son, Nigel, a sophomore in the School of Engineering, and their dog, Ziggy—has honored Nigel with her gift to Vanderbilt. (KAY HINTON)

Parent Support Prompts Significant Challenge Gift

Parents showed support for their Vanderbilt students like never before in the 2014 academic year, and as a result, a single challenge gift of $200,000 benefited multiple academic and student-life programs across the university.

Obituary: John H. Venable Jr., Teacher and Administrator

Obituary: John H. Venable Jr., Teacher and Administrator

John H. “Jack” Venable Jr., professor of biological sciences, emeritus, and dean of the College of Arts and Science, emeritus, of Nashville died July 16, 2012. During his time at Vanderbilt, he also served as associate provost for faculty affairs.